Meet Krishan

Krishan Trotman is the co-author of the Queens of the Resistance series and Vice President, Publisher of Legacy Lit, an imprint at Hachette Book Group in New York. She was recently profiled in the New York Times and Essence magazine as one of the few African American publishing executives. She has committed over fifteen years to publishing books by and about multicultural voices and social justice. Throughout her career, she has proudly worked with leaders and trailblazers on this frontier such as John Lewis, Stephanie Land, Malcolm Nance, Zerlina Maxwell, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Al Roker, Ed Gordon, Lindy West, and other dynamic celebrity and bestselling authors. She is the self-described Beyoncé of Books, and mom to her son Bleu.

“Define who you are, don't let them define you.”

“For a queen on a mission, miles fall beneath the wind of her cape and time will stand still if needed.”

“We have to continue to resist the status quo of what women are supposed to be like.”


Years Publishing Experience


Queens of the Resistance Books


Media & Press Pick-Ups